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Sony quietly debuts My Xperia service

The mobile locating and data protection service is available for the Xperia 2012 and later devices.

Sony Mobile has launched a new pilot beta service, called My Xperia, to help tracking the misplaced Xperia smartphone and protect data. The official Sony Mobile blog carried an interview of Marcin Zielinski, Sony Experience Planner, who shared details about the ‘My Xperia’ service. In a way, My Xperia service is very similar to the Apple’s Find my iPhone service which is available for devices.

The new ‘My Xperia’ is basically a cloud based mobile tracking service that helps the user to locate the lost, stolen or misplaced Xperia smartphone or tablet.
Sony quietly debuts My Xperia service
Apart from the device tracking on the Maps, the “My Xperia” service also lets the user to protect the data resting on the device’s internal storage and micro card. The service also offers an option to push a Sound Alert to the lost/misplaced device and can override even the silent mode.

User can also remotely lock down the phone or completely wipe the information on the internal storage as well as the micro SD card. The most interesting bit is that the users will have to use the Google account details to use the ‘My Xperia’ service.

Currently, Sony Mobile has launched the service for the Nordic countries and will be available to the select 2012 Xperia smartphones starting with Xperia Acro S. The service will be rolled out in phase-wise manner to other markets via over the air update.

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